Get ready for the third annual Maribyrnong Young Writers Competition!
Young writers are invited to enter their short story into the Maribyrnong Young
Writers Competition. This is the third year the writing competition is being held as
a partnership between the Rotary Club of Yarraville and the Maribyrnong Library
Service. All entrants must be residents or students in Maribyrnong, or be a member
of the Maribyrnong Library Service. All entrants must be in Prep to Year 6 in 2016,
may be required to provide proof of age, and must submit only one entry.
Entries Open 12 September - 7 October 2016
The competition has 3 entry categories:
Category 1 - Prep to Grade 1 (Maximum 500 words)
Category 2 - Grades 2-3 (Maximum 500 words)
Category 3 - Grades 4-6 (Maximum 750 words)
–– Prep to Grade 1 - $60 cash and a book voucher
–– Grades 2 to 3 - $80 cash and a book voucher
–– Grades 4 to 6 - $100 cash and a book voucher
–– Highly commended - in addition to category winners, some entries may be
selected for additional book voucher prizes
See below for details about upcoming writing workshops and to download the entry form.